The official adult troop leader training of Trail Life USA WHEN: Nov 11-12th Fri Evening 6-10pm Saturday 6:30am-5:45pm (AHG 8am-3:30pm)
Register by Oct 31st !!!
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? This course is designed in particular for direct contact unit leaders such as Troopmasters, Rangers, Trailmasters, Advisors, and Trail Guides. Troop leaders, Committee members and Charter Organization Representatives will gain valuable insight into troop operations. AHG leaders are encouraged to join Saturday for the outdoors skills portion of the training that will provide awareness and basic outdoor skills with some insights and fun ways to share these skills with your youth. WHY: To help you perform better as a leader in Trail Life and to run an effective youth outdoor program. Sessions are based on leadership skills found in the Trail Life Leader's Manuals and outdoor skills in the Handbooks. You will find valuable opportunities to network with Trail Life troop, area and regional leaders. WHERE: Breath of Life Fellowship (ID-3605) in the Treasure Valley at 616 Dearborn St, Caldwell, ID 83605. Thanks Breath of Life Fellowship for offering their facility at no charge for TLUSA! COST: $25.00 covers food, registration, materials and Equip lanyard pin for participants who fully complete the course. Food will be provided Friday evening, with Breakfast, Lunch and snacks on Saturday. Limited # of camperships available. Contact Point Man John Falk. AHG pricing posted at the online registration site. ACCOMODATIONS: Indoor sleeping space (on floors in classrooms) and space for RVs (no utilities) will be available at the church by prior arrangement. HOW WILL THE TRAINING BE CONDUCTED? Participants will have opportunity for networking, reflection, and goal setting. We'll form patrols for team building and to facilitate smaller groups for some of the training. Sessions will be presented on the nuts and bolts of Trail Life adult leadership, working with youth, and operating a troop. We'll go over Trail Life Aims and Methods; the Woodlands Trail, Navigator and Adventurer programs; and where to get help.
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE (SUBJECT TO CHANGE): Friday 5:00 - 6:00pm Registration 6:00 - 6:30pm Opening Session: TLUSA Trail Life Aims, Methods, Values 6:30 - 7:00pm Cracker Barrel (hors d'oeuvres) 7:00 - 7:30pm Patrol Corners 7:30 - 9:00pm Woodlands, Navigator, Adventurer Overviews Freedom Award Troop Program Planning Basics 9:00 - 10:00pm Trail Life Vision Quest Evening Devotion then Lights Out Saturday 6:30 - 8:00am 8:00 – 9:00am 9:00 – 10:00am 10:00 - 11:00am 11:00 – 12:30pm 12:30 - 2:00pm 2:00 - 3:00pm 3:00 - 3:30pm 3:30 - 4:30pm 4:30 - 5:00pm 5:00 – 5:30pm 5:30 – 5:45pm 5:45pm
Breakfast, Sanitation/Clean-Up Gear, Packing, and Tread Lightly Wood Tools and safety -- Knife, Camp Saws, & Axes Fire Site Preparation and Building Cooking: Prepare foil dinners and eat Lunch Finding Your Way - Navigation, Compasses, and maps First Aid, Safety Review Hiking and Backpacking Outing Safety Awareness & Risk Management Mock Troop Meeting Reflection, Where to get more help Awards and Closing Ceremony Adjourn, cleanup
WHAT SHOULD YOU BRING? - ADULT Weekend Health and Medical Record. Please fill out beforehand. - See list below (next page) of appropriate equipment and gear to bring. - Material for taking notes. - Suggested References: Woodlands Trail Leader's Guide, Navigator and Adventurer Leader's Guide, Health and Safety Guide, youth Handbooks. REGISTRATION: Please register by October 31st online at http://www.equip2016boise.myevent.com/
QUESTIONS? If you have questions about the course please contact Idaho Point Man John Falk ([email protected]
EQUIPMENT TO BRING: Overnight gear, outdoor essentials and appropriate clothing are the heart of camping equipment. Bring equipment that you would expect a Trailman or AH Girl to bring on an overnight camping trip. (Bolded items are essential.) Please bring as much of the gear as listed as to share good ideas and learn from each other. Personal Overnight Camping Gear - Backpack w/ rain cover - Hiking Boots - Eating Kit (spoon, plate, bowl, cup) - Personal Cleanup Kit (soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, comb, wash cloth, small towel) - Watch - Notebook or paper - Pencil or pen - Gloves - Sleeping bag - Sleeping pad (We are sleeping indoors on the floor! You can bring a cot if you like.) - Ground cloth - Camera - Ten Outdoor Essentials 1. Pocketknife 2. Personal First-Aid kit 3. Sunglasses 4. Compass 5. Flashlight or headlamp 6. Water bottle filled with potable water 7. Extra clothing 8. Matches and fire starters 9. Rain Gear 10. Emergency food 11. Toilet paper in plastic bag Shared Camping Gear The following items can be borrowed from your troop gear box or other leaders: - Two person backpacking tent with poles, stakes, - Nylon cord, 50 feet - Water container, one 1-gallon or two ½-gallon collapsible, plastic - Camp Kitchen Cleanup Kit o Sponge or dishcloth o Biodegradable soap o Sanitizing rinse agent (bleach) o Scouring pads (no-soap type) - Plastic trash bags - Repair Kit (Thread, needles, safety pins) - Camping Stove (optional)